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#168751 by CrackBadger
Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:27 am
As you have probably heard on the grapevine, a body has been found and
Detective Inspector Slowbottom is struggling to crack the case!
He needs your help to solve the mystery of who did it, where it took place
and what the murder weapon was.
You should be able to deduce all of this information from your answers from tonight’s quiz.....
message me with your conclusion and Good luck !
Round 1
1 With a population of 139,720 in the 2011 Census, which is the most populated town in Lancashire?
2 Which athletic games were known as the British Empire Games from 1930 to 1950?
3 Who played Chief Inspector Clouseau in The Pink Panther series of films?
4 The one time British Prime Minister Clement Attlee was a member of which political party?
5 In which British sitcom does David Jason run a shop in a suburb of Doncaster?
6 What connects Mr. McGregor, Cletus the Slack-Jawed Yokel, Ruth Archer and Luke Skywalker?
7 Who replaced his usual sandwich with a marmite and cheese one in 2007?
8 According to the rhyme, on which day of the week did Solomon Grundy become ill?
9 Which British university enrols the highest number of students each year?
10 In the United Kingdom, what is the third-largest source of government revenue?
11 The characters Iggle Piggle, Makka Pakka and Upsy Daisy appear in which television programme?
12 "Candle in the Wind 1997" by Elton John currently holds which Guinness World Record?
13 Which Capitol City is the venue for the annual The Nobel prize Banquet?
14 What name is given to computer software that is available for use at no monetary cost?
15 The Supremes, Four Tops, Lionel Richie and Queen Latifah all have what in common?
Round 2
1 Which tongue in cheek homage give English Rock band 10cc there first number 1 single?
2 The Rock of Gibraltar is populated by approximately 230 of which old world monkeys?
3 Which chief also known as Sleeping Badger led the Lakota Indians into the Battle of the Little Bighorn?
4 In which Bond film did Izabella Scorupco play computer programmer Natalya Simonova?
5 The Chinese City of Beijing was known in Europe for many years by which Romanised name?
6 Jasper Carrot presents a poker based TV game show on ITV with which colour balls?
7 Which train is the holder of the world speed record for steam locomotives at 126 mph?
8 Mumbai, the most populous city in India was known by which official name until 1995?
9 Which 17th century clown often appears as the Joker in a set of playing cards?
10 Who is the only person to set both world land and water speed records in the same year?
Round 3
1 Which late 80’s Grunge band’s name literally means ‘blown out’?
2 Which species of snake are the heaviest on the world?
3 Which country has the longest coastline?
4 Blue Java, Goldfinger and Gros Michael are all varieties of which fruit?
5 Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote and La Palma are part of which archipelago?
6 Which Indian word means an equestrian event in English?
7 Which word is used in Scotland for the last day of the year?
8 Which US City is renowned for its annual 500 mile motor race?
9 Which aquatic relative of elephants are also known as sea cows?
10 What was the title of the first single released by the Sex Pistols?
Round 4
1 What was the title of the 1962 No1 uk single by Mike Sarne and Wendy Richard?
2 "Welcome to the Black Parade" was a UK No.1 for whom in 2006?
3 John Lydon aka Johnny Rotten put together which band in 1978?
4 The unsung hero of British kitchens, what is the UK’s number 1 vegetable oil brand?
5 Toledo, Leon and Arona are all models made by which motor manufacturing company?
6 What is the name of the modern day amphitheatre situated in Los Angeles, California?
7 Schoolboy, Slapstick, Surreal and Dry are all words that describe which sense?
8 Till, Artic, Eskimo, Drum and Spring can all be types of what?
9 In the Science lab, what is usually created inside a Bell Jar?
10 Without wildcards, what is the highest possible hand in the game of poker?
Round 5
1 Which Sesame street resident is an Acme door knob salesman with a super hero alter-ego?
2 Thanks to Spitting image, Which Thatcher-era defence secretary was known as Tarzan?
3 Which 3ft long whitefish is greenish-black on top, white underneath and grey inside?
4 Played by Susan Sarandon, who was Brad’s girlfriend in ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’?
5 Who created the characters Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and Elmer Fudd?
6 Which County in Texas is named after a Confederate general from the American Civil War?
7 According to the 1989 Cher song, Which American outlaw went down in flames?
8 Who is the only man in the Old Testament to have 2 books named after him?
9 Who starred in Last tango in Paris, The Godfarther and Superman?
10 Who wrote "Simon Smith and the Amazing Dancing Bear" and Mama told me not to come?
Round 6
1 The 10th century Italian folk tale ‘The False Grandmother’ is better known as what?
2 Which American car is generally regarded as the first affordable automobile?
3 Which British daily newspaper commissioned its own typeface which is still used to this day?
4 Which 2014 BBC dark comedy series was written by Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton?
5 The Balboa, Charleston, Jitterbug and St. Louis Shag are types of what?
6 The Banker plays a pivotal part in which TV programme hosted by Noel Edmonds?
7 What name is given to the home of a creature known in old English as a ‘brock’?
8 In Which 1805 Battle did the Franco-Spanish fleet lose twenty-two ships whilst the British lost none?
9 Which tree-like humanoid was voiced by Vin Diesel in the film Guardians of the Galaxy?
10 What was the highest charting UK single by the American band ‘four non-blondes’?
#168763 by Buzzie
Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:32 pm
Only just seen this...superb! Will have a go over the weekend
#168773 by Buzzie
Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:54 pm
I got plenty of answers, plus round 2 is all related to ducks, but couldn’t fathom out any Murder Mystery solution!